Social Worker - Children's Services / Newly Qualified

  • POWYS COUNTY COUNCIL
  • Montgomeryshire, Welshpool SY21 0JQ, UK
  • Mar 06, 2019
Full time Healthcare & Medical Clinical Social Worker

Job Description

There are a number of positions available in different teams

Newly Qualified Social Workers welcome to apply

(Newly Qualified Social Worker Salary - Grade 10 Point 33 to Point 35 £29,909 to £31,401 per annum)

Children's Services are on an upward journey to deliver outstanding support alongside families.

It's an exciting time to join Powys with a dedicated and supportive Senior Leadership Team. The service is adopting the strengths-based Signs of Safety approach along with a strong focus on the voice of the child and early help and family support.

We are a fast improving service that has a clear vision on what are good outcomes for children and how to achieve them. As part of the changes there will be a great range of job opportunities for social workers.

Main Purpose of Post:

Social Workers are one group of staff within the social care sector. It is principally through Social Workers that Local Authorities meet their statutory obligations under Child and Family Legislation, Mental Health Law and the NHS and Community Care Act and others.

The overall purpose of the Social Work role within Children's Services is to assess, risk assess and provide a service to children and their families, where possible maintaining children in their families. In situations where risk cannot be managed, to develop plans which keep children safe and able to achieve their full potential. In doing this, the Social Worker must adhere to the relevant legislation and regulation, as well as Powys County Council Policies and Procedures.

Powys is a wonderful place to live and work. We certainly think it is - come and see for yourself